Green Screen Challenge! Your Own Green Screen Home Studio
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Green Screen Challenge! Your Own Green Screen Home Studio

Create Stunning Green Screen Videos and Virtual Studios Using Premiere Pro or FREE Green Screen Editing Software!
4.4 (10 ratings)
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64 students enrolled
Created by Peter Baker
Last updated 4/2020
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This course includes
  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 downloadable resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • You will have the unique opportunity to discover how to be able to produce broadcast quality videos in your own home using “green screen “ or “chromakey” technology. Using the best choices of the semi-professional filming equipment available, former BBC and ITV Producer Peter Baker explains how to set up the set using a green background, carefully lit to produce astonishing results in video edit, where the presenters appear in a virtual set.
  • You'll also learn how to use a teleprompter, lighting in detail and also the choices of cameras you can use, using real and virtual furniture, plus how to get the best sound on the videos.
  • You'll discover how to “key” in 3 editing programs, Adobe Premiere Pro, the industry standard software used by major broadcasters, as well as how to use green screen two completely free software programs, DaVinci Resolve and Hit Film Express.
  • How to deal with “difficult” keying situations, adding music for certain videos and also a look at the wide variety of realistic “virtual studios” that can be downloaded – many for free – from the internet.
  • And also how to export the edited video in various formats for social media as well as HD broadcast use.
Requirements
  • You will need a willingness to learn but every section is well structured so that the knowledge is put across very well.
  • It helps but not essential if you have a general knowledge video and audio recording and know the basics of video editing.
  • The computer required to run the software featured needs to have at least 16GB of Ram and be fast enough for video editing, ideally with a Windows i7 chip at least or Mac equivalent.
Description

In this Green Screen Course you'll learn everything you need to create your own professional high quality green screen videos and virtual studio sets from the comfort of your own home even if you have limited space!

You can appear to be filming from anywhere in the World even if you're just sat in front of your camera within a cramped spare room surrounded by junk...no one will know! :)

You'll see exactly how I turn a small room into a TV broadcasting studio using basic equipment and even FREE video editing software!


You'll discover;


What is Chromakey or “Green Screen technology” and what are Virtual Studios?


The importance of choosing the right kind of screen for the background.


Lighting for green screen, using inexpensive, semi-professional LED studio lights.


How to avoid shadows which affect correct keying and also how to minimise “green spill” on the back or the hair of the presenter.


Making sure the audio quality matches the visuals.


Adding in foreground desks, both real and virtual.


Recording to camera using a teleprompter in the home studio, using either semi-pro software or even a tablet with Microsoft Word.


Video editing green screen work in 3 programs, one chargeable and two completely free.


Adding music and how to key difficult situations.


Exporting for HD broadcast use or social media use.


The result of taking the course will be the ability to set up and record in front of a green screen at home and to edit finished professional videos with virtual studio backgrounds.


And much more...


So dive in to the course and within a few hours from now you'll have everything you need to start creating amazing Green Screen videos!


Creating green screen videos is so much fun when you know how to do them properly and this course will save you days or even months worth of frustration and trying to get everything just right.

This is your shortcut to green screen videos that are better than you've ever hoped for!


See you on the inside...

Who this course is for:
  • The course is aimed at a wide group of people who want to make videos to a high standard.
  • YouTubers or Internet marketers wanting to create personal presentations on an attractive studio background but actually filmed in their spare room at home!
  • Business people working from home who need to make quality professional presentations for their organisations
  • Clergy wishing to record “virtual sermons” many also like to use the Green screen technology to give the impression they are preaching from their church when they are, in fact, at home in front of a green screen.
Course content
Expand 23 lectures 02:30:26
+ Introduction
23 lectures 02:30:26

Former BBC and ITV presenter and producer Peter Baker attempts to set up a workable Green Screen or Chromakey studio in a small spare room at home and determines the equipment he’ll need.

Preview 08:44

Here’s a full run down of the kit you’ll need; starting with the choice of the material for the actual Green Screen curtain and the best pop-up Green Screen option.

Preview 03:15

Lighting levels on the back screen need to be even for the best keying results, so Peter describes the type of lights and the placement both for very small spaces and also where you may have more space where the larger “softbox” lighting units can be used.

THE GREEN SCREEN STUDIO LIGHTING
03:41

How to use a semi-pro video camera or even phone, rather than buying or hiring a broadcast style camera.

WHAT CAMERA CAN YOU USE FOR GREEN SCREEN OR CHROMAKEY?
02:21

To get your video exactly word-perfect, unless you have a fantastic memory, you’ll need a teleprompter unit mounted on your tripod, where you can read the scrolling text looking directly at the camera. We’ll tell you the most affordable options.

TRIPOD & TELEPROMPTER
02:42

Here’s the background of this Victorian invention and how it works in its 21st Century incarnation. Plus setting up the teleprompter software on your laptop and how to use Microsoft word as an affordable substitute!

SETTING UP AND USING THE TELEPROMPTER
06:20

Various audio options for recording and how to ensure your recording environment will give you the best results. Peter will explain about soundproofing, audio treatments and the various types of microphones you can buy to give professional results.

SETTING UP SOUND
07:33

We cover every aspect you’ll need to think about, from choice of clothes, face make-up, sorting your hair, setting the camera colour balance, and all the other settings so you get it right first time!

Preview 05:15

In this video module, we’ll explain you in great detail how to use Adobe Premiere Pro software to get the very best out of your presentation, cutting out any background clutter, chromakeying professionally and cleanly from your Green Screen and editing the whole video together with virtual studios. There are plenty of screen shots and close ups so you can’t go wrong!

GREEN SCREEN VIDEO EDITING IN PREMIERE PRO CC
14:27

To make any “virtual studio” more realistic, it’s always good to add in real or virtual furniture and will move realistically when thee is any 3D movement, such as camera zoom-ins. Here are the secrets that you need to know.

ADDING A FOREGROUND DESK AND HOW TO ZOOM IN
06:53

Many commercial virtual studio sets include a green box in a “monitor”; but what’s the best way to key material onto these screens, while still keeping the presenter in their “virtual studio”?

WORKING WITH A VIRTUAL GREEN SCREEN MONITOR
03:25

Here is how to avoid getting into panic situations in edit after your shoot, when you realise that the presenter simply won’t key properly and leaves nasty jaggy edges or a green fringe. Top advice here with the TOP 10 RULES of Green Screen filming with advice of an alternate software plug-in.

DIFFICULT KEYING SITUATIONS - TROUBLE SHOOTING
09:41

Ignore audio at your peril! The sound has to be crystal clear as well as the pictures! Here’s how to edit audio using different types of cameras as how to erase “hiss” or background noise.

ANOTHER KEYING EXAMPLE & DEALING WITH SOUND - PART ONE
05:21

Ignore audio at your peril! The sound has to be crystal clear as well as the pictures! Here’s how to edit audio using different types of cameras as how to erase “hiss” or background noise.

ANOTHER KEYING EXAMPLE & DEALING WITH SOUND - PART TWO
05:28

If subscribing to Adobe Premiere Pro is a bit outside your budget, here’s how a FREE editing solution can come to the rescue for Green Screen editing!

GREEN SCREEN VIDEO EDITING WITH FREE GREEN SCREEN SOFTWARE
11:43
GREEN SCREEN VIDEO EDITING WITH ANOTHER FREE GREEN SCREEN SOFTWARE
10:28

In sales and promotional videos, putting captions on screen can really help to emphasise selling points and benefits. Here’s how.

ADDING CAPTIONS AND TITLES IN BOTH PREMIERE PRO AND DAVINCI RESOLVE
05:30

We look at a few stock music libraries where you won’t get into copyright trouble and look at how to edit in music into your video for the best effect.

CHOOSING AND ADDING MUSIC IN BOTH PREMIERE PRO AND DAVINCI RESOLVE
02:58

Understanding the video file types, and sizes needed for different uses such as YouTube and Twitter. You don’t want to export full broadcast quality files for social media which will get rejected!

RENDERING AND EXPORTING YOUR VIDEOS IN BOTH PREMIERE PRO AND DAVINCI RESOLVE
01:39

Here are some of the choice of backgrounds you can use, and how to make them more realistic, for example by using real desks when recording or virtual furniture.

THE CHOICE OF VIRTUAL STUDIOS
11:28

These are the essential tips you need to know for creating great green screen videos!

TOP 10 TIPS FOR GREAT GREEN SCREEN VIDEOS!
06:26

Yes, it IS possible to use 21st century tech gear and software to produce professional videos at home!

SUMMARY AND CLOSE
01:11
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
13:57